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Be a Part of a Championship

March 15 - 16, 2019

Visit Fort Wayne is thrilled to host the 2019 NCAA DIII Men's Basketball Championship on March 15-16, 2019 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum with Manchester University.
Plan your visit now! 

Where to Stay

Fort Wayne has more than 5,000 hotel rooms waiting to host you! Check out our full list of hotels here, or take a look at special packages for the NCAA Tournament. 

Where to Eat

Home to more than 500 restaurants, there's sure to be someting to strike your fancy. Get tips on some of our local favorites, or check out the full list

Where to Get Discounts

Visit Fort Wayne's Show Your Badge program offers discounts when you show your game ticket or tournament badge. Get information here

Where to Gather

Take a look at these team bar meet-up locations. All teams, coaches, fans, and alumni are welcome at any of these restaurants. 


Acme Bar & Grill
1105 East State Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 480-2263
Miles from Memorial Coliseum: 2 miles
Miles from Downtown: 2 miles

Christopher Newport (CNU)

Casa Ristorante Italiano
4111 Parnell Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 483-0202
Miles from Memorial Coliseum: across the street
Miles from Downtown: 3 miles


Duesy's Sports Bar & Grille (inside Ramada Plaza)
305 East Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 483-5681
Miles from Memorial Coliseum: 2 miles
Miles from Downtown: 4.5 miles


The Pub @ 1802
1802 Spy Run Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 424-2439
Miles from Memorial Coliseum: 2.5 miles
Miles from Downtown: 1.5 miles

What to Do

Getting Social

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Special Thanks to our Partners

ncaa partners

The Local Organizing Committee in Fort Wayne would like to thank our community partners for their generous support of this Championship:

Barnes & Thornburg LLP—Signature Sponsor
Mac and Pat Parker / Durant Foundation
DreamMakers Automotive
A Party Apart
Greater Fort Wayne Inc.
Journal Gazette